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Spirituality and Ethics: Transformative Christian Practices from Confession to Meditation
RELI 490
Spring 2007 not offered

This course explores historic and contemporary spiritual practices--meditation, prayer, fasting--and their role in shaping ideas, attitudes and values of individuals and communities. From a philosophical background (Stoics, Epicureans), the early and Medieval Christian forms (Augustine, Ignatius), and contemporary philosophic and Christian forms (Iris Murdoch, Annie Dillar, Simone Weil) of spirituality as they relate to ethical understanding. Feminist, African American, and evangelical forms of religious piety will also be covered.

Essential Capabilities: Ethical Reasoning, Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA RELI
Course Format: Lecture/DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None

Last Updated on MAR-22-2023
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